Morgann Leleux
blank Morgann Leleux
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Iberia, La.

High School:
Catholic

Height:
5-7

Event:
Pole Vault

2012 First Team Outdoor All-American
2012 First Team Outdoor All-American
2013 Second Team Outdoor All-American
2014 First Team Outdoor All-American
2012 SEC Outdoor Champion
2013 SEC Outdoor Champion
2014 SEC Indoor Champion

2014: Outdoor - Redshirted while recovering from a leg injury.

2014: Indoor - Soared over the pole vault bar at 13 feet, 11 ¼ inches to win at the Auburn Invite...Reached 14 feet to win the Cherry & Silver Invite...Cleared 14-1.75 and was the second collegiate finisher (third overall) at the VT Elite Meet...Won the Texas A&M Invite with a mark of 14-2...Captured her third SEC title (first indoors) after reaching 14-4.50 at the SEC Championships...Finished in the top five at the NCAA Indoor Championships for the second time in her career after clearing 14-3.25 to tie for fifth and earn another First Team All-America certificate.

2013: Outdoor- Reached a height of 13 feet, 7 ¼ inches to tie for 13th in the pole vault at the NCAA Championships for Second Team All-America honors...Cleared 13-5.25 on a single attempt at the NCAA Prelims to clinch her spot at the national meet...Won her second consecutive league crown in the pole vault at the SEC Championships after clearing 13-9.25 in windy conditions...Had a season-best mark of 14-2 to take second at the Spec Towns Invite...Won the Georgia Relays with a mark of 14-1.25.

2013: Indoor- Won the season-opening Auburn Invite after going over the pole vault bar at 13 feet, 11 ¼ inches...Took over the national lead with the 12th-best jump in indoor collegiate history after clearing 14-9 to win the Razorback Invite...Suffered a detached retina in the days after the Razorback meet and had a procedure to repair it...Returned to compete at the NCAA Championships and did not register a height after passing the first three heights and trying at 13-11.25.

2012: Outdoor: Finished as the runner-up in the pole vault at the NCAA Championships for a First Team All-America certificate with a clearance of 14 feet, 5 ¼ inches...Named the USTFCCCA South Region Women's Field Athlete of the Year...Cruised into the national finals after clearing 13-5.25 at the NCAA East Prelims to tie for fifth place...Named the SEC Female Freshman Field Athlete of the Year...Hit yet another school record mark of 14-6.75 on her opening attempt to win at the SEC Championships, upsetting collegiate record holder and two-time NCAA champion Tina Sutej...Shattered her own school record in the pole vault after clearing 14-5.25 on her first attempt to take second overall at the Drake Relays, improving her No. 2 spot on the national performance list and tying the ninth-best mark in the world this year...Topped the school record after soaring over the bar at 14-4 on her second attempt to move into the top 15 worldwide in her event...Tied a school record and shot to the top of the national standings in the pole vault after clearing 14-3.50 at the Georgia Relays to win and earn SEC Freshman of the Week honors.

2012: Indoor: Made her collegiate debut and matched her indoor personal-best in the pole vault (13 feet, 8 ¼ inches) to take second behind the collegiate record holder at the Kentucky Invitational...Was the top collegiate finisher (second overall) at the Auburn Invitational after hitting a mark of 13-7.25...Soared over the bar at 13-8.50 to take fifth at the Razorback Invitational...Set a meet record and was named the Outstanding Female Performer at the VT Elite meet after winning the pole vault with an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 14-4.50, which is the best mark for the Lady Bulldogs in 11 years and moves her to No. 2 in the school record books...Took third at her first SEC Championships after soaring over the pole vault bar at 14-1.25 as a new collegiate record (14-11) was set by the winner...Exploded for a career-best mark of 14-5.25 for a runner-up finish and First Team All-America honors in the pole vault at the NCAA Championships.

High School: A five-time National Junior champion...Track & Field News 2011 National High School Girls Athlete of the Year...Won the 2011 Pan-American Junior Track & Field Championships...Finished fifth at the 2009 World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy...Personal-best mark of 14-2.75, which is a national high school record... Named the girls' track and field honoree for the 2011 Senior Athletes of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) and one of the nation's four Most Outstanding Performers in the girls' jumps by the ESPN High School site...Set a National Scholastic Juniors record in the pole vault and captured titles at the 2010 Nike Indoor, National Scholastic Indoor and the New Balance Outdoor meets...Hit a mark of 14 feet as a junior, making herself one of seven American high school girls to ever clear the 14-foot mark... Also led the nation as a junior indoors with a top mark of 13-7 in 2010...Five-time LHSAA state champion...Finished third as a freshman at the 2008 Nike Outdoors...Reached Level 10 in gymnastics with a 9.7 mark on floor competition...Won a dance scholarship at a local competition...Was on the honor roll all four years at Catholic.

Personal: Born November 14, 1992...Daughter of Bridget and Shane Leleux, who was her coach growing up after pole vaulting at Southeastern (La.) in college...Majoring in Advertising.

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